Publication Abstract




Proceedings - CalTrans Pile Load Test Results at a Deep Bay Mud Site Using Various Pile Types (1993), (DFI)

Caltrans Bridge Seismic Design/Retrofit Criteria
Brian Maroney

In this paper, an overview of the California Department of Transportation's (CALTRANS) bridge design criteria is presented. Special emphasis is focused upon seismic design and retrofit criteria. Topics include earthquake load definitions, foundation and structure type selection, structural earthquake analysis, and structure behavioral requirements.


 article #319; publication #32 (CAL-1993)